Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polio returns to Papua New Guinea after 18 years: WHO

An outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea, the World Health Organization and the government said, with the virus detected in a child 18 years after the Pacific nation was declared free of the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trends presented from two years of haiti cholera epidemic

(HealthDay)—During the first two years of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, the cumulative attack rate was 6.1 percent, with a consistent downward trend seen in cumulative case fatality rates, according to a study published ...